The Winers Blog and the Winers Store, Melone LLC is committed to protecting your privacy. That is because we base our business on the trust you place in us. This policy describes our practices regarding personal and account information collected through our Web site. In this policy, “personal and account information” means your name, company/salon name, account number, address, telephone number, and e-mail address plus other information that personally identifies you, including your industry, the number of employees at your company, and purchase history, and “we” and “us” means The Winers Blog and The Winers Store as well as its affiliated companies.
When you browse our Web site we collect your IP address to measure our Web site traffic and to help provide a relevant shopping experience. Referral Web site. If you come to our Web site via a link, we collect the location of the link that referred you. Browser type. We collect information about the browser you are using to help optimize our Web site for visitors.Movements through our Web site. We keep track of pages you visit to help provide you with a more personalized shopping experience.
When you make purchases through our Web site we, or our affiliate stores, may collect your name, address and payment information to process your order, or when you create an E-Account on a partner Web site your user name, password, e-mail address, secret question, and answer to your secret question may collected, and protected. Your secret question and answer are used to identify you as the account user if you have forgotten your password. You can help ensure your privacy by not sharing your user name or password. In addition, when you make purchases on one of our merchant sites, please be sure to check their privacy policies, as information they collect may differ. In most cases, you can “opt-out” of their mailing lists. In addition, some of our merchants offer our customers special discounts and sales not found on their websites.
When you communicate with us through our Web site We collect your e-mail address and the other information that you provide in order to respond to your communication.
When you participate in surveys, or register for other activities on our Web site We collect your name, e-mail address and telephone number, and the other information that is required for entry or participation, which varies depending on the activity. Is my personal or account information used for any other purpose? We may use your personal and account information to provide products or services you have requested, respond to a communication from you, contact you, and as otherwise described in this policy. We may occasionally send you promotional or product information. If you do not wish to receive promotional or product information, you may opt out of future communications by following the instructions in the e-mail communication or contacting your account manager. We may also analyze and act upon your personal and account information as part of our standard business practices. In addition, in order to measure how we are doing and to better understand how we can improve our product offerings, we or one of our service providers or strategic partners may contact you by telephone or e-mail and solicit your participation in research. If you become our customer, we may send you updates on important information about our company and services. Will my personal and account information be provided to any other party? We restrict access to your personal and account information to those who need access to use it as set forth in this policy. Only authorized personnel are permitted to see your E-Account information. Your other personal and account information may be disclosed to third parties in limited circumstances. For example, we may share your personal and account information with our service providers and strategic partners and with suppliers and other entities involved in transactions you have initiated. We may disclose your personal and account information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, as required by law, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. Your personal and account information may also be disclosed in connection with a sale of some or all of our business or a merger with another company.